Head Coach Beverly Smith and the South Carolina coaching staff would like to invite you to attend our January Coaches Clinic. The morning session includes classroom style presentations, with the afternoon session featuring active training presentations and an opportunity to view a Carolina Softball team practice. Come learn drills that you can implement with your team this season!
|9:00 am||Check in – Dodie|
|1302 Heyward Street, Columbia, SC 29208|
|9:45 am||Pitching -Beverly|
|10:30 am||Base Running – Taylor|
|11:00 am||Defense - Lisa Navas|
|11:45 pm||Hitting – Kaela Jackson|
|12:30 pm||30 min Lunch Break provided|
|1:15 pm||Hitting in the cage|
|drills- Kaela Jackson|
|2:00 pm||Team Dynamic stretch and Warm up- Coach K|
|2:30 pm||Pitching workout in the bullpen|
|2:30-5:00||Gamecocks Team Practice, - on field with the team|
Coaches clinic attendance credential gives you field access to any portion of our player’s clinic on MLK Monday: January 21st!! 10:00 am Pitching and Catching – Improving the Battery! 2:00 pm Hitting more than the swing for the 2019 Season! Day of Registration $75.00 cash only
**Refunds will only be rewarded two weeks prior to the start of camp, minus credit card processing fee.
|09:15 am||Check In|
|10:00 am-1:00 pm||Clinic|
|01:00 pm||Pick Up|
PITCHING FUNDAMENTALS (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Coach Beverly Smith and the SC Pitching Staff will teach, demonstrate, and breakdown the fast pitch motion. This session will emphasize the skills needed to increase speed, while gaining better control and hitting targets. Pitchers will also be taught change up and effective velocity to disrupt hitters timing.
CATCHERS (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Coach Lisa Navas and the SC Catchers will instruct the fundamentals of Catching. Techniques to include from stance, blocking, framing, giving signals, steal and pickoff throws. Catchers will receive position specific skills during this session before joining the pitchers. *Catchers please bring ALL your equipment
THE BATTERY (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
Pitchers and Catchers will train together in this portion of the clinic as a Battery. Pitchers and Catchers will go through instructional stations where they will work together on wild pitches/passed ball coverage, intentional walks setting up a batters, giving/receiving signals, pitchouts/pick-offs, effective communication as well as, mastering the art of framing and selling the pitch.
Open to ages 10-18, only 12 inch softballs will be used with pitching distance from 40 & 43 feet.
Are you trying to improve your offense for the upcoming season? Coach Kaela Jackson has designed this clinic to improve your offensive potential, with the focus of a proper swing technique, mental preparation, timing, pitch recognition and confidence. Hitters will drill the necessary fundamental techniques and explosive movements that are the absolutes to becoming a complete hitter. The mental aspects of successful hitters will be discussed and drilled.